Preventing post-workout pain

helping you live healthy the pain you feel after a new or it may be more difficult workout is called delayed onset muscle soreness while it’s not usually a serious problem it can still throw a wrench in your next exercise plans however there are some simple tricks that you can use to avoid the plaint the pain in the first place do you want to walk away from your workout without pain have a cup of coffee first a study by the University of Georgia found that pre-workout caffeine consumption reduce fatigue and muscle soreness another suggestion is to eat cherries researchers from England studied marathoners who drank tart cherry juice and found they had better muscle recovery and function experts also say keep moving after a vicious workout it can definitely be just going for a walk getting on a bike going for a swim so you want to do something that’s going to keep your body moving so you don’t have a chance to get stiff or have kind of some of the metabolites or the toxins that you build up during a workout settle one unusual method used by NFL players includes cupping which uses suction to increase blood flow to certain parts of the body many athletes also use massages and you can do this at home certain recovery tools are really easy to have so foam rollers or lacrosse balls some everyday products you can use to help do your own self massage so no excuses get moving massage just sounds so relaxing but they just aren’t after your hard workout it’s to really get those kinks out so you can also try adding one or two boxes of Epsom salt to a warm bath this will help your skin absorb the magnesium and then relax your muscles

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